| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Sojourner House

  • Location:
    386 Smith Street
    Providence, RI 02908
  • Phone:
    (401) 861-6191
  • Fax:
    (401) 861-6157
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Sojourner House is a domestic violence agency with an Immigration Advocacy Program that assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault to apply for and obtain immigration benefits. This organization works with VAWA self-petitions, Adjustment of Status based on VAWA self-petitions, I-751 abused spouse waivers, work authorization renewals, gender-based asylum, U and T visas, Naturalization, and DACA.

State served: Rhode Island

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors
Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
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